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Brano - How I built a carbon bike frame at home (and a bamboo frame too) - Universal Laser Cutter Finalist!

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How I built a carbon bike frame at home (and a bamboo frame too)

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ganeshg175 years ago
nitrous6 years ago
excellant instructable. Well done!
ado2c6 years ago
If the big bike builders of the world can do it, why can us smart little guys do it as well! Geeks unite to make the world a better place.
metrometro6 years ago
This is amazing. Obviously, you need to know a bit about frame geometry, which the author doesn't spend time on, but it's easy enough to clone a successful geometry, and this is commonly discussed in bike circles. The bamboo frame is delightful, and no doubt an instant conversation starter. Innovative, practical AND DIY-able. Perfect instruct able. I've worked with fiber, but it never occurred to be that building a bike was achievable.
gweeter6 years ago
I have always wanted to build a bamboo frame and work with carbon fiber on a bike frame. This will be a great help.
malcolmt6 years ago
absolutely stunning. very well done best wishes Malcolmt
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